9780132240789

Prentice Hall Reviews & Rationales Nursing Fundamentals

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  • ISBN13:

    9780132240789

  • ISBN10:

    0132240785

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/23/2007
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

Essential for NCLEX, course and competencey review, this resource is a complete, concentrated outline of nursing fundamentals. Each chapter contains objectives, pre- and post chapter tests with comprehensive rationales, vocabulary review, practice to pass exercises, critical thinking case studies, as well as NCLEX alerts and new test-taking strategies. Content includes all of the "need-to-know" facts covering the nursing process, physical assessment, communication, professional standards, health promotion through the lifespan, and more.

Author Biography

Mary Ann Hogan is Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vi
The Nursing Processp. 1
Overview of Health Assessmentsp. 28
Overview of Communicationp. 62
Overview of Professional Standardsp. 86
Health Promotion Throughout the Lifespanp. 105
Overview of Skills Necessary for Safe Practicep. 132
Meeting Basic Human Needsp. 162
Meeting the Needs of the Client with Painp. 203
Meeting the Needs of the Perioperative Clientp. 232
Meeting the Needs of the Client with Altered Skin Integrity, Sensory Perception, or Mobilityp. 257
Administering Medications and Intravenous Fluidsp. 284
Suggested Answers to Practice to Pass & Case Studiesp. 328
Indexp. 340
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